S/V Bluebottle

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Photo To Go With Word Picture

07 April 2011
This is the photo I was looking for to go with the story I told you of Adrienne responding so excitedly to my word-pictures of being anchored at Tahaa, looking out at distant Bora Bora.

The smoky peaks of the island of Bora Bora put one in mind of Bali Hi, the fabled island of the movie South Pacific. Of course we sailed there, after. That passage- told underway - is found in the blog post in this link,

To Bora Bora

Scroll down to read our meeting with Nor-bear - with photo of this wonderful character!

I found this by accident while editing the one you see above, called Search

The pic below is of Moorea - a beautiful island, half a day's sail from Tahiti.
Vessel Name: BLUEBOTTLE (ex-Aura)
Vessel Make/Model: Lidgard 49' steel ketch
Hailing Port: Hobart
Crew: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
We have completed our trans-Pacific voyage - from Panama to Hobart via Ecuador, Mexico, French Polynesia, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and Bundaberg, and are now pausing before resuming land life. [...]
When the port authorities here were approached to renew our Panamanian boat registration, they said "You can't call your boat Aura - that's taken" so we decided to call her Bluebottle! If you know the Goons, you know of Bluebottle, that little twit! He was always getting into trouble with his thin [...]
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Who: Adrienne Godsmark and Joe Blake
Port: Hobart